Jump to content

The RennTech.org community is Member supported!  Please consider an ANNUAL donation to help keep this site operating.
Click here to Donate

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)

M30 ROW Suspension Question


Recommended Posts

Some years ago I purchased an M30 ROW suspension kit from Suncoast and installed on a 99 996 C2... I've since replaced the 99 with a lower mileage 2002 996 C2 and swapped the suspension over from the 99 to the 02... Suncoast however indicates that the kit is different for the 2002 and up 996s but all they can tell me is that the spring and shock part numbers are different...

Loren/JPA or anyone else out there have experience with these kits and have I gone down the wrong road in putting an early 996 kit on a 2002 996???

thanks/steve

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Admin

The Mk II 996 series (2002 and later) have more chassis stiffening than the previous cars -- and weigh more.

So spring rates need to different - just as they are different between a 6 speed and Tip and different between Cab and Coupe.

Weigh/un-spring weight determines the spring rates and then the dampers need to match the weight and overall suspension travel (bump stops).

Likewise you will then want the correct diameter swaybars to finish the "tuned" suspension. Porsche's standards are neutral handling - but you can always adjust or swap swaybars to get more or less oversteer and understeer.

I would highly recommend starting with the Porsche spec'ed parts and setting and then work from there.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.